Milepost 22 Fire near Vantage Fully Contained

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VANTAGE- The Milepost 22 Fire located north of Vantage is now fully contained according to fire officials after scorching just over 7,600 acres.

The fire started on June 21 around 3 a.m. A team of 275 firefighters from around the state mobilized to the blaze just two miles north of Vantage as it threatened homes and infrastructure. Crews from the Department of Natural Resources will continue to patrol the fire perimeter, the cause is still under investigation.